Nel Brooks Artist
Photo of Nel Brooks, Artist
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Ron Smith

Portrait picture of Ron Smith

Royal Navy Combined Ops, Normandy Veteran

Ron Smith saw action on D-Day with the landing of troops on Sword Beach. The pie-ball mouse in the portrait was affectionately named 'Eustace' and was Ron's Landing Craft's (LCT 947)mascot. Eustace is mentioned in the Imperial War Museum's Animals at War archives.